US-based marketing tech company Open Road Media (OR/M) has acquired UK e-book specialist indie Bloodhound Books for an undisclosed sum.
Younger and early to mid-career employees are more likely to struggle with their working from home set-up, a survey conducted by the Oxford-based branches at the... Read more
Martin Compston, Tuppence Middleton, Rupert Penry-Jones and Weruche Opia are to star in the ITV adaptation of Louise Candlish's thriller, Our House (Simon & Schuster).... Read more
Head of Zeus has teamed up with agent and author Peter Cox's YouTube show “Pop-Up Submissions” in a partnership which could lead to publication for... Read more
Wole Soyinka and Sally Rooney will headline the Southbank Centre’s autumn season, while the organisation has also announced its London Literature Festival, which this year takes its... Read more
#LoveAudio, the Publishers Association's annual audiobook campaign, will return for a fifth year this month.
Robert Harris, Michael Robotham and debut novelist Robinne Lee are among the six authors selected for Richard & Judy's Summer Book Club, in a line-up dominated by... Read more
Kazuo Ishiguro, Douglas Stuart and Bernardine Evaristo are among authors appearing at this year's Edinburgh International Book Festival, which will take place in August as... Read more
UK retailers say they are being impacted by post-Brexit costs as indie publishers call for the government to assist on VAT charges that have halted... Read more
Bookshop, wine bar, events and social space BookBar is launching its first in-person events next month.
Casting has been announced and the first images released of the BBC adaptation of This is Going to Hurt (Picador), with Ben Whishaw starring as Adam... Read more
The Reading is Magic Festival, a children's digital books festival created during last year’s lockdown and inspired by Cressida Cowell, will return this autumn as a five-day... Read more
The “rise of the hybrid author” was discussed at London Book Fair, with the prediction that writers will increasingly buy back rights to their own books from publishers. ... Read more
Libraries and publishers must work together to bridge the divide over e-book pricing, the IPG’s summer webinar heard this week.
J K Rowling's Cormoran Strike series, written under the name Robert Galbraith, have hit an audiobook milestone for Little, Brown ahead of the fifth novel's... Read more
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Issue No 5939
Friday, July 23 2021
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